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The Giant's Causeway & Ireland's North-West

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Enjoy the fantastic landscapes of Ireland’s north and west

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2019 Tour code: NIS19

About the tour

Enjoy the fantastic landscapes of Ireland's north and west on a tour packed with excursions. We visit the iconic Giant's Causeway, the Connemara Coast and vibrant Dublin. Awash with locations that capture the essence of Ireland, this tour is a great place to start as a newcomer to the Emerald Isle.


What’s included


Day 1 - Arriving in Dublin

Our holiday begins as we take the ferry across to Ireland, arriving in the port of Dublin. On arrival we transfer to our hotel on the outskirts of Dublin.

  • Dinner
Dublin ChristChurch Cathedral
Days 2-3 - Exploring Dublin & Belfast

We begin our exploration of Dublin this morning with a visit to EPIC, a state-ofthe- art museum showcasing the history of Irish emigration. Our next visit is to the Book of Kells exhibition, accompanied by a local guide and followed by an afternoon at leisure. Day 3 sees us transfer to Belfast where, before checking into our hotel, we enjoy a city tour.

  • Day 2 - Breakfast
  • Day 3 - Breakfast, Dinner
Dublin Halfpenny Bridge
Day 4 - Crumlin Road Gaol & the Titanic Museum

Today we begin with a visit to Crumlin Road Gaol, a Victorian era former prison with a fascinating history, which we discover on a guided tour. Later we explore the Titanic Museum.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Dublin Castle
Day 5 - The Giant’s Causeway

We enjoy a day's coaching around the magnificent Causeway Coast, with the highlight of our trip being the Giant's Causeway itself.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Giants Causeway
Day 6 - Bushmills Distillery

Today we visit the Bushmills Distillery, followed by time at Dunluce Castle. Later we continue to Coleraine, before continuing on a wonderfully scenic rail journey to Derry, where we take a short tour. Next up is Donegal town where we check into our hotel on arrival.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Bushmills Distillery
Day 7 - Slieve League and Glenveagh National Park

We are treated once again today by Ireland's magnificent landscape, enjoying Slieve League, Glenveagh Castle, and into the Glenveagh National Park, and a journey through attractive scenery on the Fintown Railway.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Fintown Railway
Day 8 - Connemara Coast

The Connemara Coast enchants us today with its stunning fjords and mountains. Later we visit Westport, where we have free time for lunch. Later we visit Kylemore Abbey.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Connemara Coast
Day 9 - To Dublin & Merry Ploughboys pub

We enjoy a leisurely morning followed by rail to Dublin and transfer to our hotel for the night. This evening we visit the Merry Ploughboys pub for our final meal.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 10 - The Journey Home

Today we transfer to the port for our ferry home.

  • Breakfast
Journey Home

Additional information

Departure times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

Mobility information

Please note: This may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.


Bushmills Inn Hotel & Restaurant

Bushmills Inn Hotel & Restaurant, Bushmills

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Abbey Hotel

Abbey Hotel, Donegal

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Hilton Garden Inn Customs House

Hilton Garden Inn Customs House, Dublin

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Westport Coast Hotel

Westport Coast Hotel, Westport

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Irish Railways

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UK rail to and from Holyhead
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83% of travellers would recommend this tour

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Mrs J Hawker

Submitted 71018

The Abbey Hotel was not very good for accommodation and food. Picture is view from my bedroom.

Mr L Willitt

Submitted 21018

My first ever visit to Ireland.Everything about the trip was really great - the accommodation,the outings,the people.Special mention for the tour manager Sue and the coach driver Dominic


Submitted 30918

Everything I expected and good company on the trip


Submitted 91017

Overall the holiday was great but we would of liked more time in Northern Ireland, perhaps starting in Belfast. Some of the hotels need a closer inspection in the way they treat travel groups.


Submitted 16717

Excellent tour only disappointment was the food at the holiday inn in Belfast

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